On May 25, 2021, at 1:09 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
On 5/25/21 8:58 AM, William Donzelli via cctalk wrote:
that enthusiastic and competent individuals will look after
valuable items much better than most museums can.
As one who does estate cleanups
professionally, I have a wildly
And as someone who has had CHM paying my bills for 15 years and letting
me put out what I have on bitsavers, I do as well. You aren't going to
have people working full time on old computer preservation with proper
preservation facilities that will outlive their founders without funding
behind it. LOTS of funding. That was the reason the original Computer
Museum failed. No endowment.
"Endowment" is key here. The personal wealth of a single person is not a safe
substitute, as the LCM story has demonstrated.